Period
to 9 December 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Middleware skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Middleware over the 6 months to 9 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Middleware
North West > Manchester
6 months to
9 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 199 147 241
Rank change year-on-year -52 +94 -1
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 48 23 25
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 0.84% 0.80% 0.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.37% 1.73% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 15 20 18
10th Percentile £36,600 " £38,675
25th Percentile £41,250 £27,500 £45,924
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £42,500 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +35.29% -37.04% +35.00%
75th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £80,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £69,250 £83,250
North West median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £57,744
% change year-on-year +22.22% -22.07% +21.57%

Middleware is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2,028 1,331 2,632
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 35.59% 46.14% 42.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1,559 1,227 2,139
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £60,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £72,500 £70,000
North West median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,125
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.10% +4.72%

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Middleware as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Middleware in Manchester

Middleware
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Middleware in Manchester.

Salary trend for Middleware in Manchester

Middleware
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing Middleware in Manchester over the 6 months to 9 December 2021.

Salary histogram for Middleware in Manchester

For the 6 months to 9 December 2021, IT jobs citing Middleware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 34 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (66.67%) Microservices
2 32 (66.67%) Social Skills
3 31 (64.58%) Java
4 29 (60.42%) Spring
5 28 (58.33%) Docker
6 27 (56.25%) BDD
7 26 (54.17%) SOA
8 24 (50.00%) TDD
8 24 (50.00%) Scrum
8 24 (50.00%) Analytics
8 24 (50.00%) Jenkins
8 24 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (47.92%) Open Source
9 23 (47.92%) REST
9 23 (47.92%) Terraform
10 22 (45.83%) Security Cleared
11 21 (43.75%) SC Cleared
11 21 (43.75%) Hibernate
11 21 (43.75%) Data Analytics
11 21 (43.75%) GitHub
11 21 (43.75%) Big Data
11 21 (43.75%) Big Data Analytics
11 21 (43.75%) JavaBeans
11 21 (43.75%) GraphQL
11 21 (43.75%) Serverless
11 21 (43.75%) Java 8
11 21 (43.75%) Problem-Solving
11 21 (43.75%) Coaching
12 12 (25.00%) SQL

Middleware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.33%) Apache
1 4 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (8.33%) SAS
1 4 (8.33%) Tomcat
2 3 (6.25%) CICS
3 2 (4.17%) Confluence
3 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.08%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.08%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 21 (43.75%) GitHub
1 21 (43.75%) Serverless
2 8 (16.67%) AWS
3 4 (8.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 4 (8.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 4 (8.33%) Azure
4 3 (6.25%) Boomi
4 3 (6.25%) GCP
5 2 (4.17%) Amazon ECS
5 2 (4.17%) BlazeMeter
5 2 (4.17%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) ATM
1 4 (8.33%) Internet
2 3 (6.25%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (43.75%) Big Data
2 6 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 4 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (8.33%) InterSystems Cache
3 4 (8.33%) MySQL
3 4 (8.33%) Redis
4 3 (6.25%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (6.25%) DataStage
5 2 (4.17%) MongoDB
5 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.08%) Flink
6 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (8.33%) JIRA
3 3 (6.25%) Cucumber
3 3 (6.25%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.17%) Artifactory
4 2 (4.17%) Bitbucket
4 2 (4.17%) eggPlant
4 2 (4.17%) JMeter
4 2 (4.17%) JUnit
4 2 (4.17%) LoadRunner
4 2 (4.17%) Maven
4 2 (4.17%) Postman
4 2 (4.17%) REST Assured
4 2 (4.17%) SoapUI
4 2 (4.17%) The Grinder
5 1 (2.08%) Ant
5 1 (2.08%) Gradle
General
1 32 (66.67%) Social Skills
2 12 (25.00%) Finance
3 7 (14.58%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 7 (14.58%) Influencing Skills
4 5 (10.42%) Banking
5 4 (8.33%) Games
5 4 (8.33%) Law
5 4 (8.33%) Public Sector
6 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
Job Titles
1 28 (58.33%) Developer
2 24 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (10.42%) Architect
3 5 (10.42%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (6.25%) .NET Developer
4 3 (6.25%) Applications Specialist
4 3 (6.25%) Designer
4 3 (6.25%) ERP Specialist
4 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Designer
5 2 (4.17%) Analyst
5 2 (4.17%) Automation Test Lead
5 2 (4.17%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (4.17%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (4.17%) Test Leader
6 1 (2.08%) IFS Analyst
6 1 (2.08%) Junior
6 1 (2.08%) Junior Software Engineer
6 1 (2.08%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (2.08%) SOA Developer
6 1 (2.08%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (60.42%) Spring
2 23 (47.92%) REST
3 21 (43.75%) GraphQL
3 21 (43.75%) Hibernate
3 21 (43.75%) JavaBeans
4 6 (12.50%) Spring Boot
5 5 (10.42%) Elastic Stack
6 4 (8.33%) iBATIS
6 4 (8.33%) JSON
6 4 (8.33%) MyBatis
6 4 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (8.33%) Spring Cloud
6 4 (8.33%) Zuul
7 3 (6.25%) .NET Framework
7 3 (6.25%) AngularJS
7 3 (6.25%) Entity Framework
7 3 (6.25%) Gherkin
7 3 (6.25%) Kafka
7 3 (6.25%) Node.js
7 3 (6.25%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Legacy Code
1 4 (8.33%) SWIFT
2 3 (6.25%) BYOD
2 3 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.25%) Mainframe
2 3 (6.25%) VSAM
3 2 (4.17%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.08%) Legacy Applications
4 1 (2.08%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.33%) Linux
2 3 (6.25%) AIX
2 3 (6.25%) Solaris
2 3 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (66.67%) Microservices
3 27 (56.25%) BDD
4 26 (54.17%) SOA
5 24 (50.00%) Analytics
5 24 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (50.00%) Scrum
5 24 (50.00%) TDD
6 23 (47.92%) Open Source
7 21 (43.75%) Big Data Analytics
7 21 (43.75%) Coaching
7 21 (43.75%) Data Analytics
7 21 (43.75%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (14.58%) Business Case
8 7 (14.58%) Project Delivery
9 6 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (12.50%) Mentoring
10 5 (10.42%) ERP
10 5 (10.42%) Unit Testing
10 5 (10.42%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 31 (64.58%) Java
2 21 (43.75%) Java 8
3 12 (25.00%) SQL
4 5 (10.42%) C#
5 3 (6.25%) COBOL
5 3 (6.25%) Python
5 3 (6.25%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.17%) C
6 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.17%) VBScript
7 1 (2.08%) Java 11
Qualifications
1 22 (45.83%) Security Cleared
2 21 (43.75%) SC Cleared
3 5 (10.42%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (6.25%) DBS Check
5 1 (2.08%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 28 (58.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 23 (47.92%) Terraform
2 7 (14.58%) Kubernetes
3 5 (10.42%) Grafana
4 4 (8.33%) Graphite
4 4 (8.33%) Kibana
4 4 (8.33%) logstash
4 4 (8.33%) ZABBIX
5 2 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (2.08%) Ansible
6 1 (2.08%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 12 (25.00%) Oracle
2 5 (10.42%) IFS
3 3 (6.25%) CA
3 3 (6.25%) Dell
3 3 (6.25%) IBM
3 3 (6.25%) VMware
4 2 (4.17%) HP
5 1 (2.08%) Red Hat